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The NFL Network recently completed its countdown of the Top 100 players in the NFL for 2017, as voted on by the players, and an Arizona Cardinals cornerback made the list.

Patrick Peterson was ranked as the No. 1 cornerback in the league and the No. 19 ranked player overall.

Just two cornerbacks made the Top 25 with the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman coming in as the No. 2 cornerback on the list (No. 21 overall).

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The Kansas City Chiefs’ Marcus Peters was the third cornerback on the list (No. 32 overall). 

In total, 10 cornerbacks made the Top 100 list.

Four of them were ranked in the Top 50.

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CBs in NFL Top 100 rankings

  1. Patrick Peterson | Arizona Cardinals (No. 19 overall)
  2. Richard Sherman | Seattle Seahawks (No. 21 overall)    
  3. Marcus Peters | Kansas City Chiefs (No. 32 overall)
  4. Aqib Talib | Denver Broncos (No. 37 overall)
  5. Janoris Jenkins | New York Giants (No. 54 overall)
  6. Josh Norman | Washington Redskins (No. 59 overall)
  7. Chirs Harris Jr. | Denver Broncos (No. 63 overall)
  8. Casey Hayward | San Diego Chargers (No. 64 overall)
  9. Xavier Rhodes | Minnesota Vikings (No. 66 overall)
  10. Malcolm Butler | New England Patriots (No. 99 overall)

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The NFL Network has counted down the Top 100 players in the NFL for 2017, as voted by the players. See who made the rankings.


  • Peterson fell a spot after being ranked No. 18 a year ago.
  • Sherman also fell a spot from No. 20 in the 2016 rankings.
  • Peters jumped to No. 32 after being No. 65 last year.
  • Talib fell three spots from his ranking last season.
  • Norman fell from No. 11 last year to No. 59 this year.
  • Harris Jr. fell 11 spots to No. 63 this season.
  • Jenkins, Hayward, Rhodes and Butler were not ranked a year ago.

To see the complete list of the Top 100 NFL players for 2017, as ranked by the players, click here.

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